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Iris Marion Young

University of Chicago

Professor Iris Marion Young was Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago and a member of the Faculty Boards of the Center for Gender Studies, the Human Rights Program, and the Center for Comparative Constitutionalism at the time of her death in 2006. Professor Young earned her Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University in 1974. She wrote many influential books on political philosophy, feminist theory, and contemporary continental philosophy, including Justice and the Politics of Difference, Intersecting Voices: Dilemmas of Gender, Political Philosophy, and Policy, Inclusion and Democracy, and On Female Body Experience.